I felt compelled to write the following upon learning that this week's #JAchat topic is Rome. (#JAchat is a weekly Twitter travel chat that I co-host. Read here to learn more.) I've heard other travelers compare picking a favorite place in the world, out of all the towns, … [Read more...] about Dear Rome, I love you.
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Should you click through and make a purchase, I earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. One may find it difficult to ever leave a city as vivid and alive as Naples. But the truth is, there is a wealth of beauty and … [Read more...] about Five day trips to take from Naples, Italy
Italy as a whole is a top destination for many reasons: the gastronomic delights, centuries of history, and diverse scenery, to name just a few. My main reason for wanting to visit Italy is a bit more personal. I guess you can say it's in my blood for I am Italian-American. I can … [Read more...] about Connecting with our family roots in Naples
It's been said that Naples is a beautiful woman in a dirty dress. Such a description could not be more fitting. Everything you've heard about Naples is true: it's chaotic and gritty. However, in keeping with the woman-in-a-dirty-dress analogy, a person's true beauty comes from … [Read more...] about Cities Less Traveled: Revealing “Real” Italy in Naples
In fact, I'm not afraid to say that I even hate Florence. Go ahead, tell me I'm crazy. Tell me how wrong and ignorant I am. Lecture me about how I should give Florence another chance. It all will be for naught, however, as my mind is made up. After two separate visits to … [Read more...] about Why I’ll never return to Florence